Autism Acceptance Month

“I want to be an independent person. I want to be able to stand on my own 2 feet”. Ava is a senior, who’s into writing. She was diagnosed with autism at age 9. She calls herself high functioning, while she faces challenges. “I have anxiety, depression, autism, ADD, the whole list. Ava could be […]

U of M Flint Accommodations

The University of Michigan Flint has about 250 students who are registered through its Disability and Accessibility support services. One thing they learned right away, it’s a whole lot different than high school. One student who struggled with the transition is senior Cat Carlise, who admits she’s living with a variety of illnesses. Cat Carlysle […]

A Resource For Veterans

 Veteran’s Day has a special meaning for 30 year-old Matt J. of Grand Blanc. The former US Marine spent time serving our country in Afghanistan back in 2012-2013. He’s among the veterans being helped by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 3 in Burton.     More than 30, 000 veterans are eligible for help through the non-profit […]

People are seated at tables in a classroom art studio. They have canvas and paints and are painting while the instructor talks to them.

Spring Into Something New at TDN

New Sessions for TDN Connect TDN Connect continues with fun programming and new workshops this spring andsummer. The program is designed to connect people and provide a way to learn new skills and independent living completely online. People interested need only a phone, tablet, or computer and internet access to attend. All classes are offered […]